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Random thoughts on hypocrites, the Dodgers and the Angels

Random thoughts on hypocrites, the Dodgers and the Angels

By popular request — a deluge of 10 emails — here's more (Allan Malamud) mud in your eye:

•We have a tie for biggest sports-related hypocrites of the year: Nevada state officials and the National Football League.

Nevada's Gaming Control Board banned fantasy football in the state, saying it was not a game of skill, as the fantasy leagues claim, but a game of luck, and was, thereby, gambling.

Of course, they are right.

But golly, how much of that decision was based on a righteous judgment about doing the right thing and how much was based on the fear that too much gambling action was being diverted from the state's bread-and-butter...

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